In the news: 25 Sep-1 Oct 2020

Date 1.10.2020

Director of Estates & Campus Services, Becky Bradshaw, appeared on BBC Radio Northampton, on Wednesday, to explain how the University has pulled out all the stops to keep students and staff safe (starts 2h 12m).

The Chronicle & Echo also reported on the safety measures we’ve taken on campus.

Research from our Senior Lecturer in Business Systems & Operations, Amin Hosseinian Far, which explores the impact of #coronavirus on our mental health has been featured in Vogue – and by Yahoo News.

Senior Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism, Kate Ironside, explained to BBC Radio Northampton how UON staff are moving heaven and earth to ensure full tuition and extra pastoral support for students (starts 1h 21m).

A crew from ITV Anglia was on campus, on Monday, to film a feature about the first day of term.

Kardi Somerfield, Lecturer in Advertising and Digital Marketing, is a semi-finalist in the prestigious Santander Universities Emerging Entrepreneurs programme for her Fridge Street business. The story was reported by Northampton Life.

Our resident health expert Dr Steve O’Brien was on BBC Radio Northampton, on Tuesday, for his regular chat about coronavirus with presenter Annabel Amos (interviews start at 1h 12m; 1h 45m and 2h 43m).

The University of Northampton is offering county businesses grants of up to £5,000. Key Sector and Knowledge Transfer Manager, Charlotte Patrick, explained all to BBC Radio Northampton’s John Griff (starts 3h 12m).

Digital Journal has reported that our graduate, Dr Caroline Makaka, has been selected as Top Global Chairperson of the Year.

The Chronicle & Echo has featured our student, Andy Ibbott, who has written a book about motorsports.